David D Ackerman III, 77, lost his long fight with Cancer on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at his home in Myrtle Beach, SC.
David was born July 11, 1941 in New York City to David and Dorthy Eckert Ackerman II. David married Ellen Newton Riker on April 20, 1968 in Tenafly, New Jersey. David was proudly enlisted in the U.S. Navy during the conflict in Vietnam. He obtained a B.S. Degree in Business Management from Upsala College and a Masters degree in Banking from L.S.U. David had a long career with First National Bank in Charleston, SC and Summerville, SC before opening and serving as President & CEO of Summerville National Bank. After his banking career he spent several years with the Cancer Society helping arrange Planned Giving in South and North Carolina before settling in Myrtle Beach, SC.
David is survived by his loving wife Ellen, two sons, David IV & Robert, daughter Elizabeth and seven grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at the First Presbyterian Church of Myrtle beach on Saturday, April 27th at 2 pm. Instead of flowers and cards the family asks that donations be made in his name to The Cancer Society.